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Free the Dharma - a #buddhaday gift from Windhorse Publications

By akasajoti on Fri, 1 May, 2020 - 23:42

Free the Dharma - a #buddhaday gift from Windhorse Publications

By akasajoti on Fri, 1 May, 2020 - 23:42

From the 1st to the 10th of May, our friends at Windhorse Publications are giving away Saddhaloka’s ‘Encounters with Enlightenment’, a book of stories from the Buddha’s life, as a #buddhaday gift! 🎁 ⠀

This collection of timeless, well-loved stories from the life of the Buddha is presented with simple elegance by Saddhaloka. By remaining faithful to the ancient Pali texts from which they are drawn, they allow us to enter the world of the Buddha...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Saddhaloka article for the College newsletter to the Order

By Saccanama on Thu, 25 Aug, 2016 - 11:25

Saddhaloka article for the College newsletter to the Order

By Saccanama on Thu, 25 Aug, 2016 - 11:25

On 26th August 2016 Bhante turns 91. His mind is bright and active and he takes a lively interest in what goes on in the Order and Movement.  He continues to give of himself and in recent months, despite dips in his energy, he has met a lot of people. It was very moving to see the joy of the Indian Order members at the Men’s Convention when having their photograph taken with him. Clearly though, his body is frail, and we...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Who's new at Adhisthana?

By Munisha on Mon, 20 Apr, 2015 - 11:22

Who's new at Adhisthana?

By Munisha on Mon, 20 Apr, 2015 - 11:22

Saddhaloka, new Chair of Triratna’s College of Public Preceptors, moved to live at Adhisthana on 9th April, having taken over the post from Dhammarati at the latest College meeting, in March.

Saddhaloka writes: “After 20 years I packed my possessions and life at Padmaloka into a van and drove right across England to Adhisthana, and to a warm welcome from the community and the balmy spring weather. I have just about settled in to my new room, but no time yet to really settle...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Triratna Ukraine: it's bigger than you think

By Munisha on Thu, 23 Oct, 2014 - 00:31

Triratna Ukraine: it's bigger than you think

By Munisha on Thu, 23 Oct, 2014 - 00:31Ukraine is sadly best known lately as a war zone - but that’s in the east. In the south there are seven mitras.

British public preceptor Saddhaloka recently made a one-week visit to Odessa, Ukraine’s third largest city, on the shore of the Black Sea. He writes:

“Back in 2000 Dima Hovansky and a group of friends who practise the martial art Shorinji Kempo were pursuing their interest in Buddhism. On an alternative book...
Triratna News
Triratna News

New Chair-elect for the College of Public Preceptors

By Munisha on Thu, 24 Jul, 2014 - 00:45

New Chair-elect for the College of Public Preceptors

By Munisha on Thu, 24 Jul, 2014 - 00:45Triratna’s College of Public Preceptors has announced the election of Saddhaloka as its new Chair, to take over from Dhammarati in 2015.

The Chair of the Preceptors’ College is elected by the College every five years. Dhammarati will come to the end of his second term in August 2015 and Saddhaloka is expected to take up the position in the first half of next year. Saddhaloka is currently based in Padmaloka as part of the men’s ordination...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Helping the first Polish-Ukrainian-Russian retreat

By Munisha on Mon, 10 Jun, 2013 - 09:58

Helping the first Polish-Ukrainian-Russian retreat

By Munisha on Mon, 10 Jun, 2013 - 09:58Suvannavira teaches the Dharma in Moscow. He writes:

In an exciting new development for Central/Eastern Europe, Saddhaloka (UK) and Nityabandhu (Poland) are leading the first Triratna retreat for our sanghas in Russia, Poland and the Ukraine. The retreat will take place at the end of July, in Poland.

We need the help of a translator, and this is where you can help. Could you meet some of the travel costs for Jenya Lipilina,...